[vdr] Fwd: vdr-xine

2007-10-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I'm running patched xine-lib on a Gentoo system, media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.8with the vdr USE flag. vdr-1.5.8 using vdr-xine-0.7.11 as the software output device. I'm having problems with the editing of recordings when setting a marker, also with fast rewinding and fast forward, pause +

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE] ExtRecMenu-Plugin 1.0

2007-10-15 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Where do you place the true type font? On 15/10/2007, Martin Prochnow [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Matthias, The icons should be displayed at the left of a list entry. Take a look at the screenshot at plugin's homepage (http://martins-kabuff.de/extrecmenu_en.html). As I mentioned before

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5x: problem with recording FTA and watching scrambled at the same time

2007-10-20 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I also have experienced this with DVB-S, however in my situation I experienced it a bit different. I was switched to a radio channel which was FTA, a timer was set to record a channel on the same transponder but is scrambled. The vdr info bar showed it was recording. The directory was created but

Re: [vdr] next features?

2007-11-18 Thread Theunis Potgieter
What about a simple multimedia networking device like the Mvix www.mvixusa.com They appear to have a live community in open source development for the device. Would have been nice if the device had the sigma EM8623L and not the EM8621L, the 21L doesn't support H.264 decoding :( This would make

Re: [vdr] next features?

2007-11-18 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I don't agree, if we start upgrading the hardware, the software will become relaxed and would require everybody to upgrade to always be at the latest and greatest level of hardware. Then maybe later on we will see more byte-code orientated languages creeping in. Just take a look at windows. Klaus

Re: [vdr] dxr3 and 1.5.11 antialiasing

2007-11-22 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Is this related to `xine -V xxmc` too? The skin skinsoppalusikka's colours appears wrong when I use the video driver xxmc in vdr-xine. It also appears to do a clearscreen everytime the OSD updates, which is annoying if you have the playback bar updating every second. Theunis On 22/11/2007, Ville

[vdr] newbie question(s)

2008-01-31 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I went through the online manual at www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki, in search of explanation of why certain keys presses appears. I'm using vdr-1.5.12 If I watch live TV and press the OK button, it will show the current/next in the info bar. By pressing Left/Right the information displayed disappears

Re: [vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?

2008-02-03 Thread Theunis Potgieter
No On 03/02/2008, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There has been some controversy about my recent decision to move forward and require the multiproto driver for VDR in the developer version. It is also currently rather unclear whether the current PES recording format can be kept to

Re: [vdr] DVB-T card on the move

2008-02-04 Thread Theunis Potgieter
udev rules On 05 Feb 2008 00:27:00 +0100, Rainer Zocholl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello for years i was running VDR 1.4.3. Now i felt forced to use ctvdr and 1.4.7 with a Linux 2.6.23x2 #2 SMP PREEMPT on a Main Board: K7S8XE+ AMI BIOS P1.70 (04/27/2004) and an AMD Duron(tm) 1350MHz

Re: [vdr] HD-TV hardware decoding on motherboard instead of waitingfor FF DVB-S2 card

2008-02-06 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 06/02/2008, Luca Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: for hdtv - no. I don't see the h.264 hardware decoding. mpeg4 is not h.264. Maybe this thing can be hacked to run vdr or to be used as a front-end: http://www.popcornhour.com/ The popcornhour device (network media tank) is not linux :(

Re: [vdr] HD-TV hardware decoding on motherboard instead of waitingfor FF DVB-S2 card

2008-02-06 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I apologies for my mistake, it appears very secretively to run linux, no where clearly stated. There is no source supplied. oh well, aren't we used to that? On 07/02/2008, Theunis Potgieter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 06/02/2008, Luca Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: for hdtv - no. I

Re: [vdr] HD-TV hardware decoding on motherboard instead of waitingfor FF DVB-S2 card

2008-02-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
http://lundman.net/wiki/index.php/NetworkedMediaTank Would be nice if someone could completely open up the device. On 07/02/2008, Luca Olivetti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: El Thu, 7 Feb 2008 06:44:41 +0200 Theunis Potgieter [EMAIL PROTECTED] escribió: On 06/02/2008, Luca Olivetti [EMAIL

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5x: problem with recording FTA and watching scrambled at the same time

2008-02-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I am using vdr-1.5.13 - start vdr and switch to encrypted channel - set timer on encrypted channel one minute in advance from current time - switch to same Transponder with FTA channel, in my situation a radio channel - once the timer started I cannot switch back to the encrypted channel with

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5x: problem with recording FTA and watching scrambled at the same time

2008-02-10 Thread Theunis Potgieter
It appears to switch over to encrypted channel after a minute or so.Only if I tried it a couple of times, and only then, once it switched over it starts to record even if the timer was set a few minutes earlier. Theunis On 2/10/08, Antti Hartikainen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Feb 10, 2008

Re: [vdr] vdr-1.5x: problem with recording FTA and watching scrambled at the same time

2008-02-10 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I believe it is the CAM too, and me being a user :) I'll wait for someone with more experience than myself to better explain and/or know what to look for. Thanks Klaus, great product! On 2/10/08, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 02/10/08 17:12, Theunis Potgieter wrote: It appears

Re: [vdr] vdr-sxfe don't start..

2008-02-18 Thread Theunis Potgieter
JJussi, I have Gentoo with xine-lib 1.1.9.1 and it works for me currently with vdr-xineliboutput plugin. Theunis On 17/02/2008, JJussi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday, 17. Februaryta 2008 15:56:36 you wrote: Actually problem is bigger.. Gentoo xine-lib-1.1.10.1 don't install (or

Re: [vdr] gentoo + vdr-1.5.12 + VDR_LOCAL_PATCHES_DIR

2008-02-18 Thread Theunis Potgieter
ask your question on irc irc://irc.freenode.net #gentoo-vdr ask for nicknames: zzam or hd_brummy. Theunis On 17/02/2008, JJussi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi! (this is maybe little bit wrong area.. But because gentoo vdr developer read this... I ask it here!) I have (in /etc/make.conf)

Re: [vdr] gentoo + vdr-1.5.12 + VDR_LOCAL_PATCHES_DIR

2008-02-19 Thread Theunis Potgieter
zzam logged on 15min after you posted :) On 19/02/2008, JJussi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Monday, 18. Februaryta 2008 13:06:35 Theunis Potgieter wrote: ask your question on irc irc://irc.freenode.net #gentoo-vdr ask for nicknames: zzam or hd_brummy. Yeah, channel have quite

Re: [vdr] VDR developer version 1.5.15 - compilation warnings

2008-02-19 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I am no expert, but if they teach STL for C++ why not use that instead which is suppose to be type cast safe, instead of the older printf mechanism. I don't want to start a war on what the best method is. But just wanted to understand. Or would the cost in time be too high to convert everything?

Re: [vdr] VDR on OpenWRT / embedded system

2008-02-27 Thread Theunis Potgieter
It would be great if you could get it working, Nicolas Huillard, mentioned also the popcornhour device, which in turn also has a MIPS architecture according to: http://www.lundman.net/wiki/index.php/NMT:fuse Perhaps as time permits, one could setup a wiki page with some detailed information. I'm

Re: [vdr] VDR on OpenWRT / embedded system

2008-02-29 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I recently learned of the iStar Mini HD https://www.istarhd.com/productpage/spec.html Also based on the Network Media Tank (NMT) from Syabas. Apparently it could use the same firmware from other suppliers like popcornhour. This machine has more RAM, but also not sure if one could add a dvb

Re: [vdr] sub channel numbering system

2008-03-07 Thread Theunis Potgieter
So what happens when the sub number was 2.10 is it now 21? And 2.11 becomes 21? I don't understand why there are such numbers to begin with. Why not just map 2.1 to the next available open number, giving the user the choice to move the channels in any order afterwards? my 2c On 3/7/08, Klaus

Re: [vdr] sub channel numbering system

2008-03-07 Thread Theunis Potgieter
So if provider 1 broadcasts a 2.1 channel and provider 2 also broadcasts a 2.1 channel and you as a vdr user can have more than 1 provider. What will the channel numbering scheme be for Provider 2? Will this introduce a bouqet in vdr? On 3/7/08, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On

Re: [vdr] sub channel numbering system

2008-03-07 Thread Theunis Potgieter
PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 8:46 AM, Theunis Potgieter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So if provider 1 broadcasts a 2.1 channel and provider 2 also broadcasts a 2.1 channel and you as a vdr user can have more than 1 provider. What will the channel numbering scheme be for Provider 2

Re: [vdr] Autosort plugin segmentation fault

2008-03-25 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Try implementing a zap() function, checking to see if the pointer doesn't contain a NULL before trying to free data. On 24/03/2008, Seppo Ingalsuo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Seppo Ingalsuo wrote: #0 0xb7c2036a in free () from /lib/i686/cmov/libc.so.6 #1 0xb74fceb1 in cMenuTimeStamps

Re: [vdr] Problems playing ongoing recordings?

2008-04-02 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I guess what Jjusi is explaining is that some Broadcasters (wrong frame/sec) or in the event of bad reception etc, it can occur that some frames are lost, and/or because vdr plays back from a more reliable source e.g. from disk it will catch up to live tv eventualy. I've experienced this on my

Re: [vdr] VDR continuously initializing CAM

2008-04-09 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Perhaps a plug-in or a setup menu entry to enable the work around code for VDR until the driver has resolved this issue. Could this be done as a plugin? On 09/04/2008, Tuomas Jormola [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 9 Apr 2008, at 00:26, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: On 04/08/08 23:17, Tuomas Jormola

Re: [vdr] HD PCIe boards

2008-04-09 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I hope it will have a linux driver, I like the idea of a 20W addition to my vdr. Problem is, the use of PCI-Express which only relatively new machines have. Thanks for the information. On 09/04/2008, lucian orasanu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hy too all. It seams the first hardware capable of

[vdr] xineliboutput audio lip sync problems

2008-04-10 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Since vdr-1.5.18 I have seen lip sync problems with xineliboutput. It gets worse the longer you watch. This appears on both livetv and recordings (which was recorded from vdr-1.5.2). I do not notice the same problem with vdr-softdevice. The only quick fix for me is te press the jump button in a

Re: [vdr] Output plugin

2008-04-11 Thread Theunis Potgieter
on Gentoo there is vdr-mplayer plugin, it is basically a script that calls mplayer as the plugin, it only works for people that use a FrameBuffer or DVB Hardware output device. Now from what I understood at the time is that there are to methods for invoking mplayer there is a mplayer.sh and a

Re: [vdr] Output plugin

2008-04-11 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Perhaps the plugin could be adapted to pipe livetv to a unix socket and in the script tell mplayer where to connect to the unix socket? Or start recordings from VDR Admin or SVDRP and watch live-recording. Just playing with ideas. The mplayer script/plugin was designed to be not dependent on X

Re: [vdr] xineliboutput audio lip sync problems

2008-04-15 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Well it looks like I'm the only Gentoo user here that is experiencing this problem. I noticed a bit more on when it occurs. I've current changed my vdr process to run at -19 priority to see if it makes any difference. Livetv is some how now correct. But I still experience problems with recordings

Re: [vdr] EPIA-ML6000 and vdr-xine full screen?

2008-04-18 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I suppose this is a bit off topic, but what happens when the source is MPEG4-11?, can you expand on this mother board by using PCI Express add-on card? Theunis On 18/04/2008, Tony Grant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Le vendredi 18 avril 2008 à 06:26 +1200, Simon Baxter a écrit : Has anyone

Re: [vdr] new graphics processor from VIA S3 for HD video

2008-04-23 Thread Theunis Potgieter
And I was just about to get exited, until I read this: XvMC issues ● Limited hardware driver support – Intel i810, i915/945 MC, 965 MC working in progress – Unichrome VLD – ATI, Nvidia (?) ● Limited modern video codec support, just for MPEG1/2, can't support H.264/AVC. – Multiple intra/inter

Re: [vdr] new graphics processor from VIA S3 for HD video

2008-04-23 Thread Theunis Potgieter
and realise the truth of it all... To the future of open source! On 23/04/2008, Martin Emrich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi! Theunis Potgieter schrieb: So it appears there is no hope for my old machine with an AGP port, and nvidia G-Force 4 MMX 440. I sit in a similar board (GF3 / GF2MX

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE]: osdpip-0.0.9

2008-04-29 Thread Theunis Potgieter
What are the requirements of this plugin? Will it work with vdr-softdevice/vdr-xineliboutput/vdr-xine? Or does it require a work around on their behalf to make it work properly? Theunis On 28/04/2008, Anssi Hannula [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Andreas Regel wrote: Hi, there is a new

Re: [vdr] [ANNOUNCE]: osdpip-0.0.9

2008-04-29 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Then surely it will not be an OSD pip any more but rather just a pip? seems like osd is the bottle neck? On 29/04/2008, Grégoire FAVRE [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 10:52 AM, Patrick Boettcher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: With xine/softdevice, one should be able to do such

Re: [vdr] no channel update on vdr 1.7.0

2008-05-21 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I would suggest to start vdr up with only one device at at time (by using the command line parameter to a fixed dvb card) and then use the channel scan plugin, repeat this for each device. This will surely force vdr to use the only selected device to do a channel scan? Theunis 2008/5/21

Re: [vdr] update 1.4 to 1.6 - cutting recordings makes vdr unresponsive

2008-06-09 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On Gentoo there is a USE flag that adds a patch to vdr that solves this problem in one way. package: media-video/vdr-1.6.0_p1-r1 USE flag: cutterlimit : Limit IO bandwith used for cutting Theunis 2008/6/9 Hanno Zulla [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, I have updated my vdr: Old: Celeron 850 MHz,

Re: [vdr] Sequential or random play?

2008-07-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
xineliboutput can do that, you just need to press the red button to get the playlist and then select random. On 07/07/2008, JJussi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday, 6. Julyta 2008 20:09:26 Teemu Suikki wrote: Hi! Is there an easy way to add sequential or even random playback to VDR?

Re: [vdr] RGB/PAL over VGA at variable frame rate

2008-07-22 Thread Theunis Potgieter
wow, when I buy an AMD card I will sure look up your code. :) currently I'm still using a pentium 4, 2.4GHz machine with nvidia AGP 440MX card, only way to get that to work properly was with the older nvidia drivers 71.86.0 , apparently the newer drivers forces PAL or any other TV Standard to

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] RGB/PAL over VGA at variable frame rate

2008-07-23 Thread Theunis Potgieter
the cpu fan is xvid/divx and firefox (on DISPLAY=:0.0). Taking into account that live tv is also off loaded using xvmc. Theunis On 22/07/2008, Thomas Hilber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 08:30:46PM +0200, Theunis Potgieter wrote: currently I'm still using a pentium 4

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] RGB/PAL over VGA at variable frame rate

2008-08-12 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Does somebody have a URL on how to make one? for d-sub to scart or the new DVI (modern graphic cards) to scart? On 12/08/2008, Thomas Hilber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 07:40:15PM +0300, Jouni Karvo wrote: with NVIDIA driver 169 and 173 at least, this does not yet work:

Re: [vdr] OT: Finnish Yle HD olympics channel..

2008-08-14 Thread Theunis Potgieter
When I started to convert my vdr recordings to h264 using ffmpeg -vcodec libx264. I saw that running it without -threads or with -threads set to 2, it used the same cpu usage. When I changed it to -threads 3 I started to see more than 100% usage. Perhaps decoding should also use -threads 3 to see

[vdr] Future of VDR and High Definition

2008-08-15 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Hi Guys, I read an interesting article on http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/Atom-Athlon-Efficient,1997-14.html and they say the problem why this machine can't do Blu-ray is because it is encrypted and the cpu doesn't have enough horse power to do it keep up. My question is, will it work with

Re: [vdr] PCI fun (RGB/PAL over VGA at variable frame rate)

2008-08-16 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Would be nice if someone could test the AMD Athlon 64 2000+ on a AMD platform, the 780G chip set on a microATX board, because it can do HD resolution (1920x1200) with high picture quality is possible through DVI/HDMI ports. On 16/08/2008, Gavin Hamill [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Over the

Re: [vdr] PCI fun (RGB/PAL over VGA at variable frame rate)

2008-08-27 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I found this to be useful for me, however I'm using [EMAIL PROTECTED] and not NTSC colour encoding. http://www.linuxis.us/linux/media/howto/linux-htpc/video_card_configuration.html Nice background information. On 17/08/2008, Thomas Hilber [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at

Re: [vdr] reelbox plugin - help compiling

2008-09-19 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Perhaps vdr in its developing phase support both, so when ever the API that wins vdr and its users can continue without the API holding it back? What does Klaus have to say about this? On 19/09/2008, Niels Wagenaar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -Original message- From: Josce [EMAIL

Re: [vdr] Booting Linux in five seconds

2008-10-06 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Some interesting concepts, but some are basic 1) Try not to have any modules, built everything into the kernel, get rid of initrd 2) On Gentoo you can start daemons/scripts in parallel, run the scripts from shared memory OR have the option to use openrc, which uses C/C++ and binds a lot faster.

Re: [vdr] CCID smart card interface support for sc?

2008-10-06 Thread Theunis Potgieter
If I enable my subscription with my provider again, that uses irdeto2, will it work? On 05/10/2008, Mika Laitio [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I though that it would mean that I could connect the card to VDR by using the sc plugin, but I was wrong as sc plugin seems to only support smart cards that

Re: [vdr] [PATCH] S2API for vdr-1.7.0 (05-10-2008 - quickhack for DVB-S(2), DVB-T and DVB-C)

2008-10-06 Thread Theunis Potgieter
When will DVB-IP be included in the S2API? I'm asking because in South Africa, our chances are looking slim by the moment to implement DVB-T, I reckon by the time we get DVB-T the world has moved over to DVB-T2 and we might skip the whole process over to DVB-IP, I see a lot of streamdev

Re: [vdr] vdr-xine A/V sync problems

2008-10-07 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I get the same audio/video sync problems, on recordings too. but it will happen predictably after advertisements was cut out, it will start to go out of sync by the first cut. I also noticed that my cpu usage increased and my system's clock seems to drift into the future. 2.6.24-gentoo-r3 #1 Sun

Re: [vdr] VDR and multicast streaming

2008-10-21 Thread Theunis Potgieter
2008/10/21 Artem Makhutov [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi, On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 04:44:20PM +0200, Frank Schmirler wrote: On Tue, 21 Oct 2008 14:46:52 +0200, Artem Makhutov wrote The ADB-Boxes use Multicast-TS. I have captured a transmission from my IPTV provider. So you can take a look on it:

Re: [vdr] Windows remote client

2008-11-21 Thread Theunis Potgieter
VLC runs on *nix and Windows, I've read where streamdev is combined with vlc enables the stream to be multicast. On 20/11/2008, Alex Betis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello all, Is there a plugin for VDR (I use 1.7.1) that allows a windows based client to watch the channels remotely? What

Re: [vdr] New Video Decode and Presentation API from NVidia

2008-11-25 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 24/11/2008, Petri Helin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 2:53 PM, Nicolas Huillard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It seems that things are really moving, and VDR-HD may finally work with cheap hardware by the time HD material is commonplace. Well, in that case it is a good

Re: [vdr] VDR with S2API

2008-12-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 07/12/2008, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apart from that the TS data stream will be saved exactly as it comes in. So will it then also record encrypted streams just as it was, or will it save in unencrypted form? Klaus ___ vdr

Re: [vdr] VDR with S2API

2008-12-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 08/12/2008, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 08.12.2008 10:08, Theunis Potgieter wrote: On 07/12/2008, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apart from that the TS data stream will be saved exactly as it comes in. So will it then also record encrypted streams

Re: [vdr] VDR with S2API (update)

2008-12-08 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 08/12/2008, Klaus Schmidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Currently it creates a new one, but I guess this should be changed to continue an existing file (if the file size limit hasn't been exceeded, yet). If file splitting is removed, then it would of course continue the (one and only)

Re: [vdr] xineliboutput and Switching time

2008-12-12 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 12/12/2008, Alex Betis alex.be...@gmail.com wrote: Found a solution for the delay, please try it and report if it helps you and even more important if it doesn't break something else. Special testing should be done for HD channels with high streams. Change line 77 in xine_input_vdr.c

Re: [vdr] 1080p ready VDR

2008-12-28 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 26/12/2008, Tony Houghton h...@realh.co.uk wrote: On Thu, 25 Dec 2008 23:54:59 +0100 Sascha Vogt funkyf...@gmx.net wrote: Artem Makhutov schrieb: You can also use a Nvidia Video card with VDPAU, which will do the decoding in hardware. Then then CPU-Load will be less then 10%,

Re: [vdr] Frames per second PAL vs. NTSC

2009-01-05 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 05/01/2009, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@cadsoft.de wrote: In order to correctly handle the progress indicator for NTSC recordings I'm now determining the frame rate from the actual data. With PAL's 25 frames per second the distance between two frames is 3600 ticks of 1/9s.

Re: [vdr] Which extension for TS files?

2009-01-05 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 05/01/2009, Klaus Schmidinger klaus.schmidin...@cadsoft.de wrote: I also strongly tend to drop the '.vdr' extensions and have the files just named plain index, info, marks and resume. Klaus I suppose if the manual page is updated accordingly it shouldn't be a problem (:

[vdr] VDR streaming multiple radio stations on same Transport

2009-01-07 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Hi, I did have a look at vdr's plug-ins (http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/Plugins) and couldn't find a suitable plug-in that would be ideal for my needs. I would like to stream the radio stations that I find on the same transport, but of course select individual stations to stream, but the

Re: [vdr] Q: How to use Multiswitch w/ 2 satellites

2009-01-15 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 15/01/2009, C.Scheeder christ...@scheeder.de wrote: Harald Milz schrieb: Hm, i would do it this way: replace your single LNB with a dual LNB, and buy 2 disec-c switches. then link them together this way: *--**---* ** | quad LNB

Re: [vdr] vdpau ouput to pal tv

2009-02-02 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 01/02/2009, Torgeir Veimo torg...@pobox.com wrote: On 1 Feb 2009, at 18:12, Torgeir Veimo wrote: I am having some issues trying out vdpau with an nvidia card on the svideo output; I'm getting testing. Hmm hangover day... Was going to say I'm getting tearing. -- Torgeir Veimo

Re: [vdr] eHD and how subtitle timing start work

2009-02-02 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Sounds similar to xinetliboutput plugin, when I press 0 to make a Mark on a recording the time jumps 5 seconds. Fast Forward en Rewind, is almost unusable on vdr using xineliboutput. Only slow playback seems to work as it should. On 01/02/2009, Georg Acher ac...@in.tum.de wrote: On Sun, Feb 01,

Re: [vdr] vdpau ouput to pal tv

2009-02-02 Thread Theunis Potgieter
using RGB adapter to output TV/device. On 02/02/2009, Torgeir Veimo torg...@pobox.com wrote: On 2 Feb 2009, at 18:48, Theunis Potgieter wrote: On the newer drivers for Linux for the later series cards from NVidia, they have purposefully disabled the output of 50Hz when you select PAL over

Re: [vdr] vdpau output to pal tv,

2009-02-17 Thread Theunis Potgieter
What is the input resolution and do they change? What is your output resolution set to? On 2/15/09, Torgeir Veimo torg...@pobox.com wrote: On 3 Feb 2009, at 00:58, Theunis Potgieter wrote: There is a VGA - RGB connector that you can assemble/buy. I've seen in the xorg.conf that you can

Re: [vdr] xineliboutput improvements

2009-03-09 Thread Theunis Potgieter
This mail refers to the multimedia extension of xineliboutput. I would be happy if I could just have the same experience using rewind and fast forward as in softdevice with normal .vdr files :( pressing green/yellow to jump one minute breaks video/audio sync on normal .vdr recorded files. Only way

Re: [vdr] Where do you live and what kind of broadcast do you receive?

2009-03-20 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Country: South Africa Transmission: DVB-S Encoding: MPEG-2 (2 channels) Free to Air MPEG-2 (4 channels) NagraVision MPEG-2 (50 channels) irdeto 2 + 1 HD channel, assuming still in MPEG-2 720p ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

Re: [vdr] weekly or daily timers

2009-04-20 Thread Theunis Potgieter
well it wasn't obvious for me, but when I pressed the left button on the date to before today, it showed a MTWTFSS, and pressing left again changed to --S (Sunday) Hope this helps. On 20/04/2009, marti...@embl.de marti...@embl.de wrote: Is there someway in VDR to say schedule a repeated

Re: [vdr] huge .TS files

2009-04-20 Thread Theunis Potgieter
perhaps, the .TS file contains more than one video/audio transport stream? On 20/04/2009, marti...@embl.de marti...@embl.de wrote: Question in case somebody can help or at least explain. Yesterday on a standard satellite channel (TVEi) I recorded about 2 hours and found 10 files x 2 gigs

Re: [vdr] Best practices for running vdr-xine

2009-04-29 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I use xineliboutput, permanently on my vdr, with xvmc enabled on my old nvidia 440 MX card. however only on SD mpeg2 broadcasts. It does provide some multimedia playback on other formats, which is useful. Normal vdr recordings are a bit of a pain, since fast forwarded/rewind doesn't work as you

Re: [vdr] Best practices for running vdr-xine

2009-04-29 Thread Theunis Potgieter
idle shows 91%, but vdr uses 17% cpu usage and this is on an old Pentium 4, 2.4GHz. So I'm not sure how that works. On 29/04/2009, Jan Ekholm jan.ekh...@smultron.net wrote: On Wednesday 29 April 2009, Theunis Potgieter wrote: I use xineliboutput, permanently on my vdr, with xvmc enabled on my old

[vdr] DVB-T: Compro VideoMate DVB-T200

2009-05-05 Thread Theunis Potgieter
http://www.comprousa.com/en/product/vmt200.html Did anyone get that card mentioned above successfully working with vdr? Theunis ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr

Re: [vdr] VDR-1.7.7 Video aspect ratios

2009-05-05 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I agree that OSD should be set to the output of the device's resolution. Not the video content it self. Would really love to see that change happen. On 04/05/2009, Nicolas Huillard nico...@huillard.net wrote: Matthias Becker a écrit : and what about anamorphic material? A 16:9 SD

Re: [vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

2009-05-06 Thread Theunis Potgieter
As far as I understand, vdr doesn't do pause live tv natively? I would just go in the menu and disable the pause live tv option. I'm sure that your vdr was probably patched to include this feature. On 05/05/2009, marti...@embl.de marti...@embl.de wrote: removing the pause key from remote.conf is

Re: [vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

2009-05-07 Thread Theunis Potgieter
vdr works... So perhaps I need to investigate in a plugin that displays the help. Since this is the entry point to VDR for ordinary tv viewers. Thanks for that bit of info On 07/05/2009, Frank Scherthan t.a.r@gmx.de wrote: Hi Theunis, Hi list, Theunis Potgieter schrieb: Well honestly I'm

Re: [vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

2009-05-11 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 09/05/2009, Udo Richter udo_rich...@gmx.de wrote: On 09.05.2009 12:38, Klaus Schmidinger wrote: - When should such a recording be deleted? If it gets deleted as soon as replay is stopped, you'll be very surprised when you (or your kids ;-) inadvertently press Stop, and you

Re: [vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

2009-05-11 Thread Theunis Potgieter
our satellite provider's pvr, has 2 tv out and 2 remotes. If you are watching a live/paused recording, you have the option to save it or discard it. I do not know what the size of this buffer is. But it does give you the option and it does show you are busy with a live buffer, icon indication is

Re: [vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

2009-05-12 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I like this solution On 11/05/2009, Timo Eskola t...@tolleri.net wrote: Handling of the pause key is an intreresting issue. There was proposal to configure the pause key as down key. This works during replay, but hitting the pause during live video changes channel. Better solution would be

Re: [vdr] DVB-H

2009-05-13 Thread Theunis Potgieter
/05/2009, Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettc...@desy.de wrote: Hi Theunis, On Wed, 13 May 2009, Theunis Potgieter wrote: Hi, is dvb-h a subset of dvb-t? our country decided to switch on dvb-t, we receive dvb-t and dvb-h with h.264. DVB-H is more than just DVB-T plus H264 services. I

Re: [vdr] DVB-H

2009-05-13 Thread Theunis Potgieter
, Theunis Potgieter wrote: So far I only pick something up on 586MHz and 706MHz w_scan produces this: tune to: :586000:I999B8C999D999M999T999G999Y0:T:27500: --no signal-- tune to: :586000:I999B8C999D999M999T999G999Y0:T:27500: (no signal) INT(Provider

Re: [vdr] DVB-H

2009-05-15 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 14/05/2009, Mikko Tuumanen mikko.tuuma...@utu.fi wrote: ke, 2009-05-13 kello 15:55 +0200, Theunis Potgieter kirjoitti: Hi, is dvb-h a subset of dvb-t? our country decided to switch on dvb-t, we receive dvb-t and dvb-h with h.264. Any hints? I wrote some instructions for receiving

Re: [vdr] What is the best linux distribution for VDR?

2009-05-22 Thread Theunis Potgieter
check out the remote.conf file and see if the device is already configured. If it is already configured, will not ask to learn them again. On 22/05/2009, Fabio Bordin fabio.bordin...@gmail.com wrote: Il 22/05/2009 09:32, Torgeir Veimo ha scritto: 2009/5/22 Fabio Bordin

Re: [vdr] What is the best linux distribution for VDR?

2009-05-22 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Gentoo On 22/05/2009, Albert Gall ss3...@gmail.com wrote: Gentoo. ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr ___ vdr mailing list vdr@linuxtv.org

[vdr] 16 colour OSD for vdr

2009-06-12 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Hi, I've got this problem with xineliboutput using xxmc as its video driver it seems my old graphix card nvidia 440 MX, doesn't support more than 16 colours, when it should do OSD and xxmc :( is there a skin or theme that I can use taht would work good in a 16 colour environment? currently I'm

Re: [vdr] xine settings for VDPAU SD and HD

2009-06-12 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 11/06/2009, VDR User user@gmail.com wrote: I don't know if this will help you any but I use xine-vdpau for both sdtv hdtv. I haven't changed anything in .xine/config so the buffer settings and so on are whatever they are as default. My box runs debian with vdr-1.7.7 and xine-0.9.2

Re: [vdr] 16 colour OSD for vdr

2009-06-12 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 12/06/2009, Rolf Ahrenberg rahre...@cc.hut.fi wrote: On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Theunis Potgieter wrote: it seems my old graphix card nvidia 440 MX, doesn't support more than 16 colours, when it should do OSD and xxmc :( is there a skin or theme that I can use taht would work good in a 16

Re: [vdr] 16 colour OSD for vdr

2009-06-13 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 12/06/2009, Rolf Ahrenberg rahre...@cc.hut.fi wrote: On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Theunis Potgieter wrote:   it seems my old graphix card nvidia 440 MX, doesn't support more than   16 colours, when it should do OSD and xxmc :(   is there a skin or theme that I can use taht would work good in a 16

Re: [vdr] VCAS for DVB - supported in vdr?

2009-06-19 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 19/06/2009, Simon Baxter linu...@nzbaxters.com wrote: Hello All!! My cable provider is about to expand into IP delivery and is talking about VCAS as a mechanism to offer content security. Does anyone have any experience with this, and what problems this might introduce with my VDR

[vdr] HD clients for vdr

2009-08-18 Thread Theunis Potgieter
I recently saw the popcornhour and the HD demo on the popcorn wasn't what I expected. It felt like the early adopters of the first DVD players that came out. It was more jittery than a Blu-Ray disk on a PS3. So now I am wondering, what is the best silent/cheap client out there? That actually does

Re: [vdr] HD clients for vdr

2009-08-19 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 18/08/2009, Anssi Hannula anssi.hann...@gmail.com wrote: Magnus Hörlin wrote: Hi. My opinion is that nvidia's ION platform with vdpau and XBMC gives the best result. The atom's cpu load is 10% playing 1080p h264 so forget the 3GHz core2 unless you want to play Flash HD movies or

Re: [vdr] HD clients for vdr

2009-08-20 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 19/08/2009, Magnus Hörlin mag...@alefors.se wrote: Hi Goga. No, it's not available in xbmc. For some reason xineliboutput has never worked as well for HD as xbmc does. /Magnus So how do you set timers or lookup EPG etc in XBMC is there a plugin on XBMC to make it appear like VDR

Re: [vdr] HD clients for vdr

2009-08-20 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 19/08/2009, Magnus Hörlin mag...@alefors.se wrote: Well, my ION board with 9400m does temporal deinterlacing of 1080i HDTV just fine in xbmc. The question was about the best silent solution and a computer with just an Atom and a 9400 requires a lot less cooling than something with a

Re: [vdr] xbmc-pvr (was - HD clients for vdr)

2009-08-24 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 24/08/2009, Gavin Hamill g...@acentral.co.uk wrote: Yeh, for separate UIs - independent clients, you'd need a single backend which has the DVB cards, and a series of 'frontend' VDRs (even on the same PC) which each export a UI .. and then use streamdev to shuffle video data. I never

Re: [vdr] femon plugin doesn't work ERROR (femonosd.c, 504): Function not implemented

2009-09-16 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Why not state the real error which is not enough ram on device X for osd? with a hint message like: Require xyz KB, only have 2048KB. On 9/15/09, Oliver Endriss o.endr...@gmx.de wrote: Rolf Ahrenberg wrote: Sep 15 08:37:36 video vdr: [18526] ERROR (femonosd.c,504): Function not implemented

Re: [vdr] femon plugin doesn't work ERROR (femonosd.c, 504): Function not implemented

2009-09-16 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Would you care to write such a patch for vdr? In a way that Klaus could simply include in future releases. I think it would help a lot for end-users, trying figure out what possible causes are. On 9/16/09, Rolf Ahrenberg rahre...@cc.hut.fi wrote: On Wed, 16 Sep 2009, Theunis Potgieter wrote

Re: [vdr] Editing recordings and no instant video update when moving markers

2009-09-16 Thread Theunis Potgieter
On 16/09/2009, Ian Bates ian_and_joa...@talktalk.net wrote: Hello, When editing recordings I am struggling to fine tune marker placement as adjustments made with '4' and '6' keys while moving the marker as indicated by the time line do not update the video display with the corresponding

[vdr] Dual DVB-S2 Tuner cards

2009-09-29 Thread Theunis Potgieter
Hi guys, do any of you have information with regards to Dual DVB-S2 Tuners on a PCI or preferably a PCI-E type card working on vdr? I did have a look on http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-S2_PCIe_Cards But only mentions 2 and they seem to be a rare find. Well at least where I live. Does

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